Small plane makes emergency landing in field near Peru, Illinois

A small plane made an emergency landing Thursday afternoon in a field in Peru, Illinois. (Scott Anderson/NewsTribune, La Salle, Ill.)

A small plane made an emergency landing in a field in LaSalle County, officials said.

The FAA said the pilot of a Beechcraft Bonanza reported an oil pressure problem Thursday afternoon before landing in a field about 1.5 miles north of the Illinois Valley Regional Airport in Peru.

The pilot was the only person on board. No injuries were reported.
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